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Mar 26, 2012 3:00pm PDT
the fight between president obama unlikely nominee mitt romney will really be engaging. >> the supreme court decision is being closely followed by many who could benefit from the law. robyn martin is the mother of a seven-month old son who suffers from serious heart condition. >> we need the supreme court to uphold the affordable care act because we need this little boy to continue to have health care without having to worry about hitting a limit, without having to add up to visit to see how close we come to the limit. >> jesse jackson and al sharpton will be in sanford, florida for a town hall meeting about the death of trayvon martin. a 17-year-old african-american, martin was shot dead while walking in a gated community last month. he was unarmed. the shooter, george zimmerman, has not been arrested or charged. on sunday, jackson characterized martin's death as a transformative event reminiscent of the killings of emmett till in the 1955 and mississippi civil rights activist medgar evers in 1963. >> trayvon is a martyr. he is not coming back. he was murdered. we want to eliminate th
Mar 27, 2012 3:00pm PDT
have romney saying that he complete opposes what president obama has managed to have passed into law. what is your response to that? >> mitt romney found himself in a peculiar position. the mandate emerged from conservative republican circles in the late 1980's and early 1990's and gained prominence as an alternative to the clinton health reform vision in 1993- 1994. republicans kept beating the drum for years. mitt romney mistakenly thought they meant it and were serious. so he took their idea and actually worked to and helped to actualize it in massachusetts as part of the massachusetts health reform law. then when they attempted to do it on a national basis through the democrats' health-care initiative, all the republicans who said they wereor this deserted the ship, jumped off the ship. but romney could not because he was pictured holding the steering wheel with ted kennedy when they made it happen. he finds himself in an ironic situation in terms of supporting something that was very much a republican orthodoxy and then watched all the republicans abandoned it. the truth is, rom
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